PROJECT Circular Economy

RITMIC

Business and environmental approach for sustainable use and recovery of resources.

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Romania

Business and environmental approach for sustainable use and recovery of resources.

The project overall goal is to deliver customized state-of-the-art Norwegian and Romanian environmental R&D based technology. SC RITMIC SRL Romania needs help in following areas:

  • Cost and added value estimates for processing of the wooden waste.
  • Energy and material balance for wooden waste processing in the briquetting facility.
  • Implementation of selected environmental Technology, and Insight into Norwegian approach to cleaner, environmentally friendly forest exploitation and wood waste treatment.
  • Investment in and upgrading the state of the art solution for collecting wooden waste from forests, river banks, country roads, etc. in the purpose of cleaning the environment and transport the wooden waste to a special processing facility.

Project partners are SINTEF (lead) and ECOIND. IDN have leased out Project Manager and other experts to SINTEF. The project is a sub-project under ESD Romania funded by Norway Grants and administered by Innovation Norway.

The Promoter managed to put in place an installation for manufacturing new PET bottles, textiles, films and other products out of plastic waste that is collected from rural communities placed in promoter’s vicinity. The installation works in batches of PET producing 200 recycled PET per hour, contributing to the doubling of the promoter’s fixed capital.

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Period

2009 - 2011